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Gateway laptop m465e power supply problem

My computer seems to have a power problem. I have 2 adaptors that I know work, but i can just be working on my computer and it will lose power. The battery isn't getting charged either so I can't even work on off the battery. I would by a new battery, but if the power supply won't charge it I don't see a reason to spend the money. The rest of the computer is still in great shape and would love to keep it, but need to find out how to fix this connection otherwise the computer will be of no use.

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  • pettycd May 18, 2009

    The battery went dead and won't charge.  Shouldn't the computer work since it's plugged in even if the battery won't charge?

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Hi, My name is Michael Fuller, I'm the owner of Computer Eworld. I have this laptop and mine had the same problem, 2 things are wrong, your bios needs to be updated and your system needs to be updated. If you want, I can fix this problem, it will cost you $35 for the labor, and of course the shipping charges. You can put your request in on the company website or you can call me directly, my number is 662-549-2362. www.computereworld.com well good luck and have a happy new year!

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